History & Heritage in Northumberland
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Fascinating educational websites that offer a wealth of information about Northumberland, its past and present.
The National Trust protect and open to the public historic houses and gardens, industrial monuments, forests, beaches, farmland, islands, archaeological remains, castles and nature reserves. Plan days out and holidays, walks and educational excursions. Plus details of how to become a member or get involved with charity work.
English Heritage exists to protect and promote England's spectacular historic environment and ensure that its past is researched and understood. With latest news in conservation and heritage protection, information on forthcoming days out and events, and online educational resources.
A celebration of rock carvings made by Neolithic and Early Bronze Age people in Northumberland in the north east of England, between 6000 and 3500 years ago. Over 1000 carved panels are known and most of them are still located in the countryside. Browse panels by location, parish or image type.
Discover the dramatic history of the medieval Alnwick Castle, which has been the home of the Percys, Earls and Dukes of Northumberland since 1309. Check the programme of events for information on live entertainment, workshops, activities and festivals. With details of educational excursions, group bookings and tours.
A guide to the Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, dedicated to the history of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Find out about collections, exhibitions, educational tours and opening times.
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